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"Slip siding ... away"

Nov 8, 2004
A Georgia couple unhappy with their siding set up a controversial website targeting the company. In response, they were sued by said company. Marketplace's Jeff Tyler reports on the legal ramifications and the web.

The post-election honeymoon

Nov 8, 2004
President Bush's second-term honeymoon may be a short one. Host Matthew Algeo talks to Economist Michael Bazdarich about some of the big economic challenges the president faces during the next four years.

Gas poor and oil rich

Nov 8, 2004
In the U.S., we just pull up to the pump. But people in energy-rich Iraq are lining up for blocks to gas-up their cars. Ironic isn't it? Reporter Borzou Daragahi looks into why fuel there is so hard to come by.

Forbes goes to China ...

Nov 5, 2004
Forbes Magazine has issued its annual list of China's richest people. The list-makers prove that private industry is growing more powerful in China, where state-owned business once dominated. As Marketplace's Jocelyn Ford reports from Beijing, the change in Chinese ways is good for American companies doing business there.
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The week that was... on Wall Street

Nov 5, 2004
Host David Brown catches up with Dallas Stockbroker and analyst David Johnson about the week on Wall Street.

Door-to-door AIDS battle

Nov 5, 2004
In Africa, women account for three-quarters of all HIV infections. As Eric Whitney reports, a group Kenyan women is fighting back with education, using a door-to-door tactic that's familiar to many suburban moms.
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Running for the money

Nov 5, 2004
Thousands and thousands of runners converge on New York this weekend to run the ING Marathon. It's a once-in-a-lifetime race for some. But are the pros who do it for the endorsements gambling their market value in the long run? WHYY's Ian Chillag has more on marathon money.

The TV sweeps ...

Nov 5, 2004
November Sweeps: It's that time of year when the TV networks roll out their biggest and best shows. They hope the bigger audiences will translate to bigger bucks from advertisers. Will they succeed? Host Matthew Algeo talks to Variety's Michael Speier about how they're trying to glue you to the tube.

The AIDS squad

Nov 5, 2004
What do women fighting AIDS in Africa have in common with an Avon lady from Anytown, USA? You may be surprised. Eric Whitney reports how some typical suburban sales tactics are being used to take on a deadly disease.

An international game

Nov 5, 2004
It's called the National Basketball Association but the NBA is quickly becoming a very international sports league. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Business of Sports commentator Diana Nyad about the opportunities for transforming NBA games into global events.

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